This meeting is selected by the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) to offer grants for event participation for Early Career Scientists.

To apply for this grant, you would need to meet following requirements:

  • be a member of a FEMS Member Society ( or be recommended by such a member. If you are not a member of an affiliated society, the Society of Mikrobiokosmos (, is one of the conference organizers and can provide a recommendation.
  • be an Early Career Scientist*
  • be an Active Microbiologist
  • be presenting author at the meeting (oral or poster)

*These are active microbiologists who obtained the highest academic degree - Bachelor, Master or PhD - less than five years prior to the application deadline date, or are a Master or PhD student. Periods of maternity/paternity leave, special leave or illness do not count toward this definition.

Application process
Please complete the Early Career Scientist Meeting Grant (ECSMG) application form (click here) and return it to Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo. by June 15, 2022 together with a copy of a document testing membership of a FEMSMember Society or recommendation letter by a member (click here). Applicants must justify the reasons for applying for a travel grant. Please be aware that priority will be given to Early Career Scientists from developing countries, as defined by the joint venture Research4Life (

Grant information
A combination of 600€ and 300€ grants (three and four respectively) are available for ECSs to assist with travel and accommodation, to be awarded at the discretion of the organizers.

Additional benefits
As a FEMS Member Society member, you can: